Title and Rank: Associate Professor of or Full Professor of Sociology Tenure-Track
School/College: College of Arts & Sciences
Effective date of appointment: Fall 2017
Minimum academic/professional credentials: PhD in Sociology
Desired academic/professional credentials: Background in one or more of the following fields: urban sociology, race/ethnic studies, women’s and gender studies, sociology of religion, sociology of deviance or criminology
Deadline for application: February 1, 2017 OR until the position is filled.
North Park University seeks to appoint the most qualified and competent persons available who are in harmony with the mission of the university and its philosophy of Christian higher education. All full-time faculty members are expected to be committed Christians both in faith and action.
Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian liberal arts school of over 3,000 students located in Chicago, Illinois. The school is owned by The Evangelical Covenant Church (www.covchurch.org) and seeks applicants with a personal commitment to our mission of Christian higher education, ethnic diversity, and the city. Over thirty-six per cent of the students are from international and underrepresented American populations. An equal opportunity employer.
The Governance and Sustainability Lab at Trier University is now inviting applications for its 2017 Summer University, which will take place June 6-12, 2017. Applications are invited from advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers as well as from early career professionals working in geography, urban studies, urban planning, political science, international relations, development studies, gender studies, native studies, cultural studies, sociology, ecology and related fields. Participants will explore the theme of 'decolonizing urbanism' through a mixture of public lectures, seminar sessions, advanced skills trainings, excursions, and cultural activities. The Summer University will be held in English.
The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017.
The PDF-Version of the Call for Applications is available for download here.
Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Indian Studies
American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks a Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2017-2018 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS and campus faculty, and assistance in furthering the fellow’s development as a productive scholar. Applicants should have an ongoing research project that promises to make a notable contribution to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. While concentrating on research, the fellow will teach a course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, the fellow is expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program.
Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2017-2018 academic year is $47,476, including health benefits. An additional $5,000 will be provided for the fellow’s research, travel, and related expenses.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2017. Preference will be given to those applicants who have finished their degrees in the past five years. The one-year fellowship appointment period is from August 16, 2017, to August 15, 2018. Upon review, this appointment may be renewable for an additional year.
To Apply: Go to http://go.illinois.edu/AISPostDocFellowshipRegistration and upload materials.
Candidates should address a letter of application to Adrian Burgos, Interim Director of American Indian Studies, providing a thorough description of the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship year, curriculum vitae, two samples of their scholarly writing, and two letters of recommendation.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The College of Letters and Sciences and the Academic Council of the American Indian and Indigenous Collective anticipates appointing a Postdoctoral Scholar/Lecturer whose time will be divided between postdoctoral research in their area of expertise (50%) and teaching (50%). The appointment runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, with the possibility of extension into a second year. Salary range: $49,000-59,000 DOE.
The AIIC Scholar/Lecturer will teach one undergraduate lecture course per quarter (Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters) in the appropriate department(s), and will also serve as instructor of record and co-facilitator for the AIIC annual colloquium (a 2 unit course that runs throughout the academic year). The AIIC Scholar will be expected to make at least one public presentation of his or her research. Appointment will be made by the Deans of Social Sciences/Humanities and Fine Arts in the College of Letters and Sciences to the appropriate division or departments thereof.
The scholar/lecturer is expected to provide intellectual expertise to the campus in his or her area of training as well as to engage with faculty colleagues in the AIIC and the home Academic department and with students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The scholar/lecturer is also expected to participate in the AIIC community at UCSB during the year in residence.
Ph.D. must have been completed by July 1, 2017.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2017 or until filled.
• A cover letter describing relevant research, expertise and experience with American Indian or Indigenous Studies.
• A current vita;
• Three letters of recommendation from academic mentors
• A Statement of past community engagement
• A Statement of Teaching Interests, Teaching Philosophy, and Courses Taught (2 pages).
• (Optional) Writing Sample (no more than 20 pages).
• (Optional) Teaching Evaluations.
Please submit all materials to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00941 on or before the deadline.